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Aug 24, 2011 11:00pm PDT
is waiting to see what happens next in coopertino. many of our lives would not be the same without steve jobs. we wouldn't have ipods or i-tunes, no iphones, one, two, three or four, or ipads without this bay area native who graduate high school in the south bay. jean elle shows us why jobs' health may have played a role in the decision. but we begin with scott budman who joins us from the apple store. we've gone from surprise to curiosity. what's next? >> reporter: well, who knows? a lot of people will be wondering why jobs steps down, but jobs has been, for decades, a spark plug. both for technology and for those who use technology. today, of course, he resigned as ceo of the company he co-founded, doing so at a time when apple is at its strongest and most popular. when ferdinand and friends heard the news about steve jobs resigning, they were visiting the apple campus from germany, taking part in the tradition of photos by the apple sign. >> he will retire now as ceo of apple, and i don't know because he was the leading figure in the company and he was the founder. i don't know if apll be
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Aug 12, 2011 12:35am PDT
're at the [ cheers and applause ] jimmy fallon, the emmy [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: going to be a fun show tonight. welcome, everybody. that's a great crowd. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," you guys. hey, listen to this. president obama took campaign volunteers out for burgers yesterday and apparently he left a 35% tip. [ light laughter ] man, that guy is so generous with china's money. it is -- [ laughter ] speaking of the economy, i read that aol stocks dropped 20% this week. it's not good. when i signed on, the guy was like, "welcome. can i crash at your place for a while?" [ laughter ] i was like -- "you've got -- a futon, right? [ laughter ] it's fine. i'll sleep on the floor." [ light laughter ] this isn't good. after all the rioting in london t
NBC
Aug 18, 2011 12:35am PDT
and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome, everybody. thank you for watching. thank you to you. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." let's do -- i'm going to do "the history of rap part two" right now, we're going to -- no, i'm just kidding. [ light laughter ] let's get into the show. this is pretty crazy, you guys. the city of london has fined president obama for the traffic he caused while visiting back in may, which raises the question, are there any countries we don't owe money to at this point? [ laughter ] this is interesting, i heard that "law & order svu" will air an episode based on the arnold schwarzenegger scandal. yeah, the disclaimer says, "the following story is fictional and does not depict any actual person or his maid, mildred." [ laughter ] [ as arnold ]
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Aug 31, 2011 12:35am PDT
♪ nothing really let me show you what a ♪ jeff bridges and of course >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendarroots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, man, oh, man! [ cheers and applause ] that's what i'm talking -- that's what i'm talking about! get it out! let it out! let it out! welcome to "late night." this is "late night," you guys, my name is jimmy fallon, and welcome to the show. hey, did you see this? last week, president obama's uncle, onyango obama, was arrested -- [ light laughter ] -- onyango obama. he was arrested for drunk driving in massachusetts. yeah. you could tell he was an obama because he was going left and then right and by the end, you couldn't tell what direction he was headed. [ scattered applause ] political, very political show. >> steve: cutting edge. >> jimmy: onyango. onyango. that's right, obama
NBC
Aug 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
the stock price briefly tonight. it is down about 5% as investors digest the news that ceo steve jobs will step down from that post. down about $19 a share. we'll see how that plays out. again, abruptly resigning, steve jobs as ceo of apple. and i report live from a stunned apple campus. back to you in the studio. >> yeah, what do you think this is going to mean for apple in the short term and the long term? >> reporter: well, in the short term, it means that the secession plan is put into place. tim cook takes over. again, he ably ran this company. you have to remember when tim cook took over, everyone was stunned and said what would happen with apple. the stock price went up 70% during the time that tim cook was in charge. products sold faster than ever. so this is clearly a company that is already -- it has the dna built in of jobs and the creativity that he brings. so the short term, who knows. it's going to be interesting to see what investors think. look for plenty of products, a lot of people expect a new iphone to come out in the next couple of months. we have not heard from t
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Aug 3, 2011 12:35am PDT
[ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, that's what i'm talking about. hey! what's happening, buddy? that's nice. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody! oh man. [ cheers and applause ] going to be a good show. i got that feeling. hey, listen to this, you guys. a new poll found that 77% of americans think lawmakers acted like spoiled children during the debt ceiling debate. yeah. [ laughter ] in response, lawmakers issued a statement saying, nuh-uh. [ laughter ] you act like spoiled children. why are you hitting yourself? why are you hitting yourself? [ laughter ] hey, it's rumored that charlie sheen checked his ex-wife brooke mueller out of rehab in mexico and brought her to another facility. which begs the question, wht
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 4:30am PDT
francisco. >> thank you. the world waiting to hear what happens next now that steve jobs resigned as ceo of apple. jobs fought health problems for years, he released a statement saying, quote, i have always said if there ever came a day i could no longer meet my duties as apple's ceo i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come. >> we spoke with apple co-founder steve wozniak on the phone. he said he was blind sided. >> i really didn't hear the news. i mean, a reporter called me and what do you think about the jobs thing. what thing it? was kind of a surprise to me. i just had all of the best wishes for steve. i mean, the greatest, you know, technical person, you know, and the one i admire the most in the world. >> jobs' health struggles made headlines for years. in 2003 he announced he had pancreatic cancer. dr. bruce hensel has not treated jobs but says few people survive pancreatic cancer even those with endless resources to fight the disease. >> dramatic weight loss is certainly indicative of a cancer getting worse and especially a cancer in the digestive ar
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Aug 24, 2011 12:35am PDT
♪ every night my ♪ try it, try it, try it teeth are falling out ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow, thank you very much. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. welcome. welcome to the show. [ cheers ] thank you so much. hey, the heat is -- i'm sorry, everybody. >> audience member: love you! woo! >> jimmy: the heat -- the heat is just brutal out there. it was over 100 degrees here in new york city today. it was so hot out there, al roker walked two blocks and won a wet t-shirt contest. [ laughter ] >> steve: i'll take it. >> jimmy: have you guys seen this? in a new interview, president obama has said he wants a debt ceiling deal for his 50th birthday. then he was like, "but if i can't have that, ipad." [ laughter ] here's some business news, b
NBC
Aug 24, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of an e-mail steve jobs sent out to the board. to the board of directors, i have always said that if there ever came a day when i could no longer meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come. i here by resign as ceo of apple. i would like to serve as chairman of the board, director and apple employee. as far as my successor goes, i strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name tim cook as ceo of apple. he said i believe apple's brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it and i look forward to contributing to it in my new role. thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you. signed simply steve. it is easy to use superlatives. you're looking at video of jobs earlier in june facing the cupertino city council about the future and apple's new headquarters. since then with the imac and the macbook, the cell phone looks a whole lot different. 279 million ipods helped change the music business. more recently the ipad. let's not forget pixar, giving animation a big
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 6:00am PDT
there are a lot of questions about the future of apple following steve jobs' resignation as ceo. marla tellez joins us live with a look at him at the helm of one of the largest tech companies and what the future holds. >> good morning, his hess nation doesn't mean he's leaving apple. in his resignation lert he says he would like to serve as chairman of the board, director and apple employee. stepping in is tim cook who has been coo up until this point. since 1976 when it started all things apple has proven he is as much as a visionary as he is a creator and innovator and marketer. he is a business man through and through from creating the first commercially successful pc, the apple 2 series developed in a garage. 1976 to designing and launching the line of i-products, the pod, the fan, the phone and the list goes on. we spoke to his long time friend and co-founder steve wozniak. he says jobs is leaving behind a legacy and very big shoes to fill. >> i think he'll be remembered as the greatest technical leader of all times. steve has done a good job of bringing good people in the company that t
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
first day without steve jobs at the helm. jobs stepped down yesterday issuing his resignation in a letter to the apple board of directors. the letter says he can no longer meet his duties and expectations but would like to serve as chair of the board of directors, taking jobs' place as ceo will be tim cook. he's been running day-to-day operations since jobs took a leave of absence. he has been with apple since 1998. >> laura, saying steve jobs leaves a mark would be nothing more than an understatement. he saw the ipod, itunes, no doubt his contributions changed the game inside his industry and outside. live with a look at jobs. >> you can say that again. good morning, jon. as the chairman of the board, jobs can and likely will continue to wave a guiding hand over apple for the time being. jobs is a bay area guy, born in san francisco, he went to high school in cupertino and he started his legacy in a garage in los altos, that was 35 years ago. 1976 when jobs co-founded apple with his buddy steve wozniak. they designed, developed and marketed one of the first commercially succe
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Aug 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
have a live report from nbc's steve handelsman in new york. we want to go to sfo where dozens of flights were canceled because of hurricane irene. hello, monty. >> reporter: good evening. here at sfo, a total of 87 departing flights were canceled and 46 of those flights were canceled today. all weekend long passengers have been scrambling to book other flights. all the airlines have been flying to locations on the east coast such as washington, d.c., baltimore and philadelphia the first flight is the red eye. there is a huge back up and thousands of people getting back to the east coast, some are being told they will wait several days to get out of here. we found one woman inside here at the united counter trying to get back to new jersey. she was told she couldn't get a flight until saturday. >> i know it's mother nature and they probably have nothing to do with it, but i hope they can try to get organized. >> i missed my vacation with my daughter and i missed changing the flights and i said come hell or high water. my daughter is having a staycation which is not the same thi
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Aug 6, 2011 12:35am PDT
[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody. what are you doing? nice to see you. welcome. welcome, everybody, "late night with jimmy fallon." that's me. you guys are in a good mood, tonight. i love it. [ cheers and applause ] good, i can feel that new york city vibe. hot crowd. thank you. i'm so excited, you guys. "rise of the planet of the apes" came out today. yeah. [ light laughter ] a movie about genetically-modified animals taking over the world. of course, you may know it by its other name, "jersey shore." [ laughter ] but it is -- was it yesterday it came out? either way, i'm so excited about it. that's right. last night was the season premier of "jersey shore." at the beginning of the episode, a can of bronzer leaked in jwoww's suitcase. [ light l
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Aug 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
plan, the 10-year plan, what direction that steve jobs wants the company to go. >> they've been following apple for more than 30 years and he says that innovation is in the company's blood. >> when you look at apple going forward, you see them creating, you know, the screens today, the ipod, iphone, ipad and the mac. they can create new screens, including the television, in-car dash systems. they could innovate for another couple of decades. >> more screens, more products, the apple way. you can count on it. we've talked a lot about apple's dna flowing through apple. tonight at 6:00, we'll meet the younger generation of silicon valley leadership and why they say they're inspired by the work of steve jobs. am, arguably the most powerful consumer company in the world, in large part because of the iphone, tracy grant joins us from san francisco's neighborhood with a closer look at how apple fans are dealing with the departure of steve jobs. good evening, tracy. >> good evening, scott been the age of the customers coming in and out of the store range dramatically, just like the opin
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Aug 11, 2011 12:35am PDT
[ cheers and applause ] thank you so much, that was [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about, everybody. it's going to be a great show today, pals. nice to see you guys, welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." oh, it's going to be a good show. i feel it already, yep. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be a goody. you guys, there are riots in london, there's chaos in the middle east, economic disaster around the world but here's the good news. we have snooki on the show tonight, guys. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ it's going to be all right, you guys, it's going to be all right. speaking of "jersey shore," in a new interview, "the situation" said he's hoping to start a movie career. [ laughter ] which is why today, he was like, "theatre
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Aug 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
the guy who shaped it, steve jobs. >>> and later, what we're learning about how moammar gadhafi lived. richard engel takes us inside his compound to see what they found. >>> in his own way steve jobs has changed the world, he made computers work for us, he made our music portable and he taught us to play songs by swirling our fingers in a circular motion and to open a book on the web. steve jobs resigned as ceo yesterday because his health won't let him continue. a look at the impact from steve jobs tonight. >> reporter: it's hard to remember what computers, music, phones or movies were like before this college dropout set up shop in his parents garage and invented with his buddy's help, a computer you could run in your house. imagine that. >> we worked hard and in ten years apple had grown from just the two of us in a garage to a $2 billion company with 4,000 employees. >> reporter: steve jobs pioneered home computing years before ibm, upended the music business with the ipod and i-tunes, killing cds. the ipad is changing our way of life and film animation pivots around pixar, the st
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Aug 30, 2011 12:35am PDT
" >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- robert duvall emmanuelle chriqui musical guest, the cars and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we're back. [ applause ] we're back, oh, my gosh. welcome everybody to "late night with jimmy fallon." i am jimmy fallon and not -- [ applause ] >> jimmy: i'm jimmy fallon and not lady gaga dressed as jimmy fallon. [ laughter ] joe calderone, my name's joe calderone. do you believe this crap with jimmy fallon? [ laughter ] believe him, out there all the time telling jokes. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: man oh, man, new york city spent the entire weekend preparing for hurricane irene. i don't want to say i overprepared, but tonight, everyone in the audience is going home with a box of d-batteries! ♪ [ applause ] that's right. look under your chair! [ laughter ] you'll find bottled water! [ laughter ] the
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Aug 25, 2011 6:00pm PDT
not qualify for financial aid. he's getting a good response so far. >>> one day after apple's visionary steve jobs steps down, we're learning more about his successor. tim cook sent apple employees a letter about what happens now at the company. nbc bay area's business and tech reporter scott budman is here. was mr. cook able to calm things down today? >> he was. people at apple stores and stockholders rr looking forward. on day one sending out this letter saying he looks forward to the amazing opportunity of serving as ceo of the most innovative company in the world. he said, i want you to be confident that apple is not going to change. steve built a company and culture unlike any other in the world, and we are going to stay true to that. it is in our dna. as for apple stock, it held up today. actually falling less than the overall stock market. as most investors held onto their shares. investors buy and hold stock based on what they think the company will do in the future. if apple's future is secure, so is the steve jobs way. just ask the new generation of silicon valley ceos. >> is there
NBC
Aug 12, 2011 4:00am PDT
of president obama. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: only republican candidates in the fox debate in iowa saved their best shots for president obama. >> our president simply doesn't understand how to lead. >> and the message is this. you are finished in 2012. >> reporter: mitt romney in iowa for the first time since may got heckled. >> you came here to listen to the people. >> look, obama-care was patterned after the mitt plan in massachusetts. >> reporter: fighting to keep his campaign alive tim pawlenty had vowed no more timidity. he clashed with michele bachmann. >> in congress her record of accomplishment and results is nonexistent. >> people are looking for a champion. they want someone who's been fighting. >> if that's your view of effective leadership with results, please stop, because you're killing us. >> reporter: tea party favorite texas governor rick perry made clear he's going to run. perry's move mocked by a fellow texan. >> i'm very pleased that he's coming in because he represents the status quo. >> reporter: all the debaters did agree to oppose tax hikes, but this
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Aug 25, 2011 11:00pm PDT
to the air rabe leaders. >>> when we come back, steve jobs turning silicon valley into a tourist attraction. >>> and we're watching more low clouds spilling across the bay right now. we're in the mid 50s right now. san francisco got the fog coming in. we also have more 90s showing up in your several hch day forecast for the weekend. that's coming up when we come right back. >>> one day after steve jobs announced his retirement as apple's ceo, his boyhood home has become a magnet for tourists. george kiriyama is live where the faithful are flocking. >> reporter: tonight we met with a couple of australian tourists who say this home had to be on their must-see list. this home on chris drive is considered a mecca for techies. it was here steve jobs grew up and in this garage where apple was born. >> we're from australia. >> reporter: that's why they had to stop by. they're here from australia on a silicon valley tour and no stop is complete without a visit to the famous garage. >> it's just amazing. i'm completely blown away. it's really inspiring and just so hard to put that into perspective,
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Aug 26, 2011 4:30am PDT
for you. and steve jobs turning silicon valley into an instant tourist attraction, we'll take to you the unlikely neighborhood seeing a lot of traffic in the last 24 hours. the sharks continue their off-season moves today. officially locking up a key forward this morning. for all of your news weather and traffic check us out on facebook. >> laep friday to you. it's 4:43 and as we look at nonexistent traffic, that's good news on a friday. retirement of steve jobs spawned a new tourist attraction in one bay area city as "today in the bay's" george kiriyama report, people flocking to jobs' boyhood home. >> this home on chris drive is considered a mecca for techies and for those curious. here steve jobs grew up and where apple was born. >> we're from australia. >> that's why jeff and his son had to stop by. they are here from australia. no stop is complete without a visit to the famous garage. >> it's amazing. i'm completely blown away. it's really inspiring and it's so hard to put that into perspective. that all started in somebody's garage. >> reporter: jeff and ben are two of many tou
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Aug 27, 2011 12:35am PDT
. because that's a funny joke. [ laughter ] funny joke. >> steve: just joking. >> jimmy: it's a funny comedy joke that people do. very funny. [ applause ] i think china's mad at president obama for meeting with the dalai lama. i mean, come on. obama doesn't owe them anything. except like $14 trillion. but -- [ laughter ] you guys see this? rupert murdoch was testifying in his phone hacking case today and a man attacked him with a pie. [ laughter ] he attacked him with pie. yeah. unfortunately murdoch knew to move out of the way because he already heard about the plan on the guy's voice mail. [ laughter ] so, he knew it already. he's like, that pie's going to come out right now. there you go. [ applause ] there she is. this is crazy. police in california found 68,000 marijuana plants in a national forest last week. [ cheers ] or as smokey the bear put it, "why do you think they call me smokey, bro?" [ applause ] only you can prevent munchies. [ laughter ] by passing those funions. come on, let me have one! [ laughter ] [ noise ] [ laughter ] [ imitating donald duck ] [ laughter ] that's crazy
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Aug 26, 2011 6:00am PDT
, steve french is with the organization, also going to go over the edge. have you done anything like this before? >> absolutely not. >> your thoughts on this, apprehension, second thoughts? >> of course not. i'm nervous. >> scott know what is he's doing. you've been with over the edge that puts these events on. you climbed elcap. what kind of advice do you have for people? >> understand that it's a safe experience and lots of backups in the system and so what we're looking for is maybe pushing you outside that comfort range but keeping you in the learning zone. >> for the guests of the hotel, you've done this numerous times throughout the country. you ever have interesting encounters? >> i haven't had any, but i hear about these quite often but i still haven't had any. >> your friends tell you. >> yes. >> you're going to get them harnessed up and in about 30 minutes we're going to watch steve bravely go over the top. i want to give you a sense of the rigging they have. they have lots of lines that are obviously tied into the infrastructure of the roof, you've got the rigging there in
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Aug 26, 2011 5:00am PDT
tos of steve jobs didn't affect apple stock very much. we'll take a look. o >> taking a live look outside, this time from the east bay. traffic picking up. maybe folks getting a jump on the day, jump on the weekend. 5:22. >> the weekend's the good news, not such great news for parents. saving for college looks like it's getting tougher and tougher. a new study out proves it. fidelity investments say while more parents are saving for kids' college they are putting away far less that they need for that four-year education. brian mooar live in washington with all of the details. what's happening? >> jon, remember a couple days ago that study i didn't trust. this i do. more parents are saving but they aren't saving more. and what they are doing is sort of amassing a war chest of all of about 16% of what kids will need to get through a four-year college. now, they find that 67% of the parents are saving. that was up from 58% just five years ago. and they are starting to save in preschool. 40% of parents say they have started saving for their preschoolers. that's up from 27% just a coup
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Aug 26, 2011 12:35am PDT
weekend, "jimmy fallon," emmy-nominated [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. that's the new york city crowd! right there, everybody. welcome! welcome to "late night --" welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. hey, this is nice. today, michelle obama urged her husband's supporters to sign an e-card for his 50th birthday, which explains why joe biden has magic marker all over his computer screen. [ laughter ] hey, here's an election update. fox news will host the next republican primary debate on august 11th, in iowa. yeah, fox news will ask some tough questions like, "how much better are you than obama?" "why is obama such a bad president?" and, "man, can you believe we elected that guy?" [ laughter ] it's gonna be very intere
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Aug 28, 2011 4:00pm PDT
's most important ceos is stepping down. apple's steve jobs says he can no longer meet his duties as ceo. the 56-year-old jobs has been long battling cancer. he's been on medical leave since january. he will stay on as chairman of the board. the company's new ceo will be tim cook, promoted from chief operating officer at apple. the move took a bite out of apple's shares. the stock tumbled on thursday but came back. the world's most famous investor taking a big stake in a beleaguered bank. warren buffett investing on bank of america. on very important terms for berkshire hathaway. shares of the company jumped on the news. the big meeting in jackson hole, how does the economy shape up for the rest of the year. joining me is jack ablin. jack, good to have you on the program. thank you for your time today. >> thank you, maria. >> so, the markets have been watching and waiting to see what ben bernanke would say and do at this summit in jackson hole, wyoming. what is your reaction to the speech? >> well, i think it was pretty much big swing and a miss for the market. we had a big buildup earli
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Jul 31, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: wingmaster owner steve says the key is training his birds to train the seagulls. >> what they'll interpret is there's a falcon in hunt in the area, and grab your kids and get out of here. stadium full ut acc1: of pemg presents a few challenges. for example, steve says his birds would be trained to intimidate but not attack. thecc1:cc1:cc1: nce of falcon in aggressive flight mode that actually stimulates that fear factor in the seagull. >> reporter: the giants say they're weighing the options, including trying to get the to set up house in the light pole or anything else for that matter that will roll up welcome mat on the stadium's opportunistic fans. >> what a mess. if i had a little kid at the thing and there's falcons going around -- i don't know. let's check in with nick o'kelly, check in on the weather. what's going on, nick? >>> we're talking about fairly quiet conditions around the bay area. e were concerned about somecc1: iels lated thundershowers. not going to show. the reason is, temperatures just didn't warm up enough.cc1: we couldn't get the instability going and t
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Aug 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, back to you. >> problems on both sides of the atlantic tonight. steve, does this downgrade from s&p hit americans' pocketbooks at home or not? >> there's plenty of confusion and concern about that, carl. we've never been in a situation where the world's benchmark debt, the united states, has been downgraded. so anybody who claims to know what they're talking about here probably is making it up. there is concern, though, about interest rates, mortgage interest rates, credit card interest rates, some concern it may go up. but i will tell you, plenty of speculation that the market anticipated this and it will digest this latest bad news with pretty good evenness. >>> michelle and steve, thanks. >>> and there will be special coverage tonight on the markets beginning at 8:00 p.m. eastern time on cnbc. >>> tonight, we're learning more about the attack on a u.s. helicopter in afghanistan that claimed the lives of 30 americans in the deadliest single incident since the 10-year war began. for that, we go to nbc's attia abawi in kabul. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, carl. well, a senior
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Aug 9, 2011 4:00am PDT
fluctuated between up and down. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: in his first reaction since standard & poor's downgraded u.s. bonds late friday, president obama rejected the double-a plus rating. >> no matter what some agency may say, we've always been and always will be a triple-a country. >> reporter: u.s. stock markets dropped sickeningly. the dow losing 5.55%. the s&p 500, 6.66%. the nasdaq off 6.9%, the biggest drop in years. gold was up to an all-time high, $1,700, a sign investors are scared. by last week's debt ceiling deal, not big or bold enough. >> no one touched entitlement spending or tax reform. until republicans and democrats show an ounce of backbone and actually do what's in the interest of the american people rather than what's in their own immediate political interest, i can't argue with s&p's conclusion. >> reporter: the president said the downgrade could spur on new debt talks. >> our problems are imminently solvable, and we know what we have to do to solve them. >> reporter: that, in turn, pleased the head of standard & poor's. >> it was actually a bit
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Aug 10, 2011 4:00am PDT
hunters pushed markets to finish tuesday with impressive gains. nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: the stock markets were bouncing back the day after the big drop as federal reserve policymakers met in washington and decided against new intervention. the fed will keep interest rates superlow as a stimulus for two more years and not buy more u.s. bonds. >> the fed is out of bullets. anything additional it can do has marginal consequences. >> reporter: hearing a negative economic prediction, the markets dropped. >> thank you for coming out. >> reporter: in iowa tea party republican michele bachmann blamed president obama for the crisis. >> president obama and the politicians have almost doubled the national debt in five years. that's why they're in trouble. >> reporter: democrats slammed the gop solution. much deeper spending cuts. >> you cannot balance the budget of the united states with 9 million to 14 million unemployed people, period. >> reporter: over standard & poor's new york office, a plane flew a banner "thanks for the downgrade. you should all be fired." inve
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Aug 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
a familiar face the co-founder of apple steve wosniak because was in the crowd here, and they plan on 60,000 per day with more than half of the people coming from out of town. >> yeah, it is a blast. the people watching is great, and the shows have been great. yeah, it is -- it is pretty cool to see all of the folks in one place for one reason, and yeah, it has been a great time. >> reporter: and event planners also say it has been a calm time here and no arrests and no problems, but diane, as you mentioned earlier, if you don't have to come to the golden gate park areaer for the concert, try to avoid it, because parking is very, very limited right now. >> all right. fair enough. thank you, elise. >>> still ahead at 6:00, an update on to keep tahoe blue campaign and after years of improving the clarity of the lake, something changed recently, and we will show you. >>> and the tweet that tied up phone lines at a california sheriff's department for hours. sgloot and a quick tour around the bay area here. 75 in san jose and 65 in oakland and a good strong sea breeze blowing into san francis
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Aug 13, 2011 11:00pm PDT
political primary season but congresswoman michele bachmann won in iowa today in the straw poll. nbc's steve handelsman has the latest from ames. >> reporter: michele bachmann celebrated her iowa win. 29% of the vote in the field of nine. >> you have just sent a message that barack obama will be a one-term president. >> reporter: iowa republicans gathered in ames, ate the candidate's food and voted in the straw poll for their favorite. >> who did you vote for? >> guess who. michele. >> reporter: libertarian ron paul ran a strong second with 28%. tim pawlenty a weak third with 13%. rick santorum, fourth, 10%. mitt romney only dime iowa twice since may. he won just 3% of the vote. texas governor rick perry got 4%. all write-ins. perry in south carolina today stole some thunder from iowa with this. >> i declare to you today as a candidate for president of the united states. >> reporter: a new republican contender and a new republican winner. >> this was a wonderful down payment on taking the country back. >> we still have a very long way to go. there is a potential that michele bachmann will be
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Aug 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
after trying to catch up after canceling 9,000 flights. we go to nbc's steve handelsman in new york city. >> reporter: starting the cleanup. this was central park. new york is draining tonight. rhode island is taking stock. >> it's not as bad as we expected. it's much better. >> reporter: irene was a full fledged cat 1 hurricane. this was long island this morning. >> pandemonium pretty much. kind of crazy. >> reporter: at least 15 people were reported killed from florida to new england, many by falling trees last night and today. flooding extended far inland. this was near philadelphia and some rivers are still reported rising. now, many of the millions who evacuated want to see if there's damage. asa lowe in new york city. >> they said there was limited damage and power outages. i don't know what to believe. >> reporter: charlie jones in north carolina. >> they won't let us back in. you have to have a reentry pass. >> reporter: with power out to 800,000 homes in maryland and more than half a million in north carolina and pennsylvania, many people are not being allowed home. the feds exp
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Aug 17, 2011 4:00am PDT
slump. nbc's steve handelsman has our report. >> reporter: on his campaign style swing through the midwest president obama was in iowa, the state that put him on the path to the white house in 2008. the path rick perry hopes he's on for 2012. the texas governor was in iowa targeting barack obama. >> mr. president, you have tried now for 2 1/2 years of government creating jobs. >> reporter: here he brags about his jobs record. texas unemployment is a point lower than the u.s. average. oil companies are profitable. tax revenue has not dropped in texas. and in fact, almost all of new texas jobs are government jobs. some call perry reckless. he's standing by this charge against the federal reserve. >> printing for money to play politics at this particular time in american history is almost treacherous -- or treasonous, in my opinion. >> reporter: the president hosted an economic forum. >> we're going to make it easier for people in rural areas looking for work to find out about companies that are hiring. >> reporter: mitt romney was in new hampshire talking jobs. >> i spent 25 year
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Aug 19, 2011 4:30am PDT
inside the life of steve jobs coming to a book shelf near you. >> 4:43 as we look at the bay bridge this morning. with the fall semester under way at uc-berkeley police are teaming up with the campus police to make it a peaceful night. at least from now until november, officers will patrol an area known as south campus where the university's fraternity and sorority houses are located. last year officers handed out more than 140 noise citations, neighbors glad to see cops out patrolling for a second year. >> they don't realize that some people live here. so very often at 1:00, 2:00 in the morning they walk by and they scream like if it was the middle of the day. >> the patrols are scheduled to run from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. thursday through saturday. >> the biography of steve jobs getting an early release. instead of march 2012 it will come out in november of this year. "the new york times" reports the book is based on more than 40 interviews with jobs and interviews with 100 people close to him. the book's publisher says the early release is because the book was finished early. it
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Aug 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
can be happier. , >>> we have learned this evening that steve jobs, the visionary ceo of apple has resigned. jobs has been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2004. and in his resignation letter, he wrote, i have always said if there ever came a day where i could no longer meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo i would be the first to let you know, unfortunately, he writes, that day has come. apple executive tim cook has been named the new ceo of apple effective immediately. >>> there's new research about alzheimer's disease. in research published tonight, doctors at the mayo clinic report that using certain brain scans they are getting closer to figuring out who will get alzheimer's before memory loss or other symptoms appear. nearly 5 million americans currently have alzheimer's. every 70 seconds someone develops the disease. as we reported here last night, pat summitt, the hall of fame basketball coach at the university of tennessee has revealed that she is in the early stages of alzheimer's at age 59. tonight msnbc's chris jansing has more on what happened when summit got
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Aug 13, 2011 12:35am PDT
, saving people money on more than just car insurance. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: hey, everybody it's time to check in with you, our audience, and find out what you think about the issues of the day. and here to help us is our very own "late night" audience correspondent, jose. jose? [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. thanks again. thank you so much, higgins, you're looking extra crispy today. >> steve: thank you. >> hi-yah. let's find out what's on your mind, audience. you guys ready for this? [ cheers and applause ] well, let's do it, then. what's everyone talking about? where are you looking? hi. >> hi. >> how are you? what's your name? >> karen. >> karen? that's a beautiful name. my name's jose. >> hi, jose. >> hi-yah. >> hi-yah. >> how do you think you'd solve this whole debt crisis thing? oh. >> i will give that to my husband, walter. [ light laughter ] >> let's talk, walt. [ laughter ] sorry. all right, walter. is that a cell phone? [ laughter ] oh. hi-yah! hi-yah! [ applause ] uh -- hi-yah, walt. what would you do for the debt crisis? >> more jobs, more taxes. >> how a
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Aug 20, 2011 12:35am PDT
, gentlemen. tomorrow night blake lively "jimmy fallon" happening right now. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>> jimmy: thank you very much. this is a great new york city crowd. welcome, everybody. oh, wow,. it's going to be a fun show. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." oh, man. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be a good show. hey guys, this debt crisis. the debt crisis is still a mess. in fact, this week president obama held a conference call with college students who are worried about the debt ceiling. yeah, the call started like this -- "you have a collect call from barack obama. will you accept the charges?" [ laughter ] not a good time. and listen to this. house democrats want president obama to invoke the 14th amendment, which would let him raise the debt ceili
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Aug 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
of traffic in the last couple days. >>> this week steve jobs announced retirement as apple's ceo and now his boyhood home is a magnet for tourist. we go to where the faithful are flocking. >> reporter: this home is considered a mecca for techies and for those who are just plain curious. it was here that steve jobs grew up and in this garage where apple was born. >> we're from australia. >> reporter: that's why jeff and his son had to stop by. they are here from australia on a silicon valley tour and no stop is complete without a visit to the famous garage. >> it's amazing. i'm just completely blown away. it's really inspiring and it's just so hard to put that into perspective that all started in somebody's garage. >> reporter: two tourists that have stopped by to take pictures of a home and garage where steve jobs created the apple computer. the visit became more mandatory when they heard that jobs stepped down as apple's ceo. >> we were planning to come but it made sure that we got here today. it was on our must-see list today. >> reporter: neighbors jean and joanne knew jobs as a young boy
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Aug 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
of american business stepping down. legend steve jobs issued a stunning resignation as chief executive of apple, the company he co-founded in a garage. the 56-year-old survived cancer. he has been elected chairman and tim cook will serve as ceo. jobs said he could no longer, quote meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo. >>> earlier a big jump in july durable goods orders, twice as much as expected eased double dip recession worries. many still holding out hope, chairman ben bernanke will announce it in a speech tomorrow. >>> gold, one of the steepest falls ever. after hitting a two and a half year low tuesday, bank of america shot up 11% calling speculation of a merger with rival j.p. morgan chase baseless. >>> home builder toll brothers rose 4%. else where, google will pay half a billion to settle a criminal probe into pharmacies that led to inlegal imports. >>> collective brands, the parent of payless shoe source an stride rite is closing almost 500 stores and looking to sell. >>> finally, at 500 tweets per second, tuesday's east coast earthquake traffic set a twitter record,
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Aug 10, 2011 11:00pm PDT
rocks out of here. no, no nuggets. >> reporter: steve tyler and rick eddie are what you might call professional gold diggers. >> the economy in 1979 hit the skids, there was no work so i started looking at gold. >> reporter: for three decades, he's plucked 70% of his income from the streams and rivers of the gold country. >> i got some good gravel. i'm a pretty cynical person, so i don't get gold fever. the trick is not to waste your time thinking you're going to get rich. >> eureka, he's rich! >> with the price of gold hitting record levels, they now have plenty of company. >> there's about 15 people right up there panning, a couple there, people panning right over here. everybody is out looking for gold. in fact, the price of gold is so high, even with just some hand tools i can make $50 to $100 a day. >> reporter: eddie shows off some of his work. would you believe about $12,000 worth. up until a couple years ago, the pair used dredgers to comb the rivers for gold. but a state moratorium on dredging shut them down. >> i'm going broke. i'm trying to live off gold just to make my
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Aug 28, 2011 9:00am PDT
's hard not to think about steve jobs. i think this happened in the valley for a long time. >> absolutely. >> it's very hard to know what the longer term implications will be. just to look at your industry, apple was not big in games and yet, they themselves have revolutionized the games industry. >> no doubt. i mean, what i think they've done, rich, they've dee mock rah advertised gaming. we looked at angry birds. if you can do that with your index finger, you're a gamer. previously you need the ability. j.p. remembers this. buttons and triggers and analog sticks. now it's simply the swipe of a finger makes you a gamer. what apple has done with the iphone and ipad is put gaming machines in the hands, if you will, of the proletariat. you don't need a dedicated game to have hundreds of games at your disposal. i was on a flight to europe last week and looking in the cab inwatching people play angry birds, play zombies on their ipad. you can play these off line, boggle on my ipad. to your point, what apple has done just recently, though, because they -- it wasn't part of the strategy on the
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Aug 28, 2011 11:00pm PDT
an update on the storm later on in the newscast. but first, nbc's steve handelsman has a look at all the damage. >> reporter: the danger that remains tonight from irene comes from the hurricane's huge rainfall. rivers like this in vermont are raging there is overflow from north carolina to new england. this was pennsylvania near philadelphia. >> this storm is transitioning into a flooding event. we're going to experience major flooding. >> reporter: in bayhead, new jersey, rising seawater filled the streets near nancy walton. >> we knew at 11:30, 12:00 we made a mistake by staying, but we couldn't go anywhere. we were stuck. >> reporter: new york city firefighters had to rescue more than 60 people, including three babies on staten island. >> when i looked out, my heart sank because all of the sudden the water was up to the level of the cars. >> reporter: despite water in some streets, 300,000 new yorkers were allowed back home. after the city's first ever evacuation of coastal neighborhoods. mayor michael bloomberg also closed the subways, the tunnels, the bridges. >> nobody likes to
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Aug 18, 2011 11:00pm PDT
area spike in newspaper threats. the money saving motive behind them. and the big steve jobs announcement that has apple fans excited tonight. >>> good evening. i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we did have some warm weather in the east bay. below average in san jose with 79 as we head throughout tonight. temperatures dropping into the 50s. also tracking for any after shocks. this 6.5 happening close to sendai where that tsunami happened back in march. i'll keep an eye on the usgs and tatco ♪ okay, so who ordered the cereal that can help lower cholesterol and who ordered the yummy cereal? yummy. that's yours. lower cholesterol. lower cholesterol. i'm yummy. lower cholesterol. i got that wrong didn't i? [ male announcer ] want great taste? honey nut cheerios. want whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol? honey nut cheerios. it's a win win. good? [ crunching, sipping ] be happy. be healthy. can i try yours? >>> classes don't begin until next week, but tonight the special patrols did begin about an hour ago on the uc berkeley campus. both campus and city police be
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